Film Events

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

"Have you ever wanted to be someone else? Or, more specifically, have you ever wanted to crawl through a portal hidden in an anonymous office building and thereby enter the cerebral cortex of John Malkovich for fifteen minutes, before being spat out on the side of the New Jersey Turnpike? Then director Spike Jonze and writer Charlie Kaufman have the movie for you" (Criterion).

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. (2016|127mins)
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"This is a movie that lives up to the hype of the advertising and marketing while serving an important function of educating the masses and empowering young black women with dynamic images...

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Every lifetime is composed of millions of memories... but what happens if those memories don't all connect? When Yuki Hase notices that Kaori Fujimiya seems to be alone and friendless at his school, he immediately wants to reach out to her. Much to his surprise, though, his overtures are turned down, and he's completely stunned when he finds out why: it seems that ever since she was in a tragic accident, Kaori has been losing part of her memory every Monday, including all her...

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 2:00pm
Hawthorne Library

PG | 1h 57min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1 July 2016 (USA)
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.

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Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.

Please stay after the film for a panel discussion featuring the following panelists:

Prof. Finn Enke, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, History,...

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 6:30pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us at the Alicia Ashman Public Library on the second Friday of the month for thought provoking international films from the Film Movement Series.

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

To win the heart of his beloved (Sienna Miller), a young man named Tristan (Charlie Cox) ventures into the realm of fairies to retrieve a fallen star. What Tristan finds, however, is not a chunk of space rock, but a woman (Claire Danes) named Yvaine. Yvaine is in great danger, for the king's sons need her powers to secure the throne, and an evil witch (Michelle Pfeiffer) wants to use her to achieve eternal youth and beauty.

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 2:00pm
Hawthorne Library

PG | 1h 47min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 23 November 2016 (USA)

For centuries, the greatest sailors in the world masterfully navigated the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, 3,000 years ago, their voyages stopped for a millennium – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on...

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 2:30pm
Lakeview Library

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, a vengeful Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station’s plans for the Rebel...

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

A sci-fi camp classic!

When an abused socialite grows to GIANT size because of an alien encounter and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after her cheating husband with revenge on her mind.